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The Adventures of Ulysses


Published May 10, 2007


LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Ulysses, by Charles Lamb. Read by Rebecca.

Lamb used Homer’s Odyssey as the basis for the re-telling of the story of Ulysses’s journey back from Troy to his own kingdom of Ithaca. Not a direct translation and deemed modern in its time, Lamb states in the preface that, “I have gained a rapidity to the narration which I hope will make it more attractive and give it more the air of a romance to young readers”. (Summary by Rebecca)

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